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Trolls World Tour

2016’s Trolls, an animated confection based on the toy line, was a pleasant surprise, both in terms of its appeal and its box office prowess. The latter (as much as the former) determined that there would be a sequel. At one point, distribut...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-07-07
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Musical
Director: Walt Dohrn, David P. Smith
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, ...
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The

By the 1990s, the movie musical has become a dead art form. Four recent revival attempts have not been met enthusiastically. The first two, Newsies and Sarafina, went to video after approximately one-week theatrical runs (even the Disney name c...

Run Time: 1:27
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: MUSICAL/ROMANCE
Director: Jacques Demy
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, ...
Valley Girl

Valley Girl is a re-imagination of the 1983 film for a generation raised on Baz Luhrmann films and Glee. It’s a celebration of kitsch and of the ‘80s as they’re remembered (not as they actually were). Everything about director Rachel Le...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-10-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Musical/Comedy
Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg
Cast: Jessica Rothe, Alicia Silverstone, Judy Greer, ...
West Side Story

By the late 1950s and early 1960s, the musical had become one of the most popular motion picture genres. The list of past hits was impressive, including titles like Singin' in the Rain, South Pacific, The King and I, Oklahoma!, An American in Pari...

Run Time: 2:32
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence)
Genre: MUSICAL
Director: Robert Wise
Cast: Natalie Wood, Eliot Feld, David Winters, ...
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Released during the summer of 1971, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was envisioned as a transformation of Roald Dahl’s twisted fable of gluttony and greed into a family-friendly musical. Inspired by The Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka sought ...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-06-28
MPAA Rating: "G"
Genre: Fantasy/Musical/Comedy
Director: Mel Stuart
Cast: Gene Wilder, Ursula Reit, Paris Themmen, ...
Wizard of Oz, The

For veteran director Victor Fleming, who began making movies during the black-and-white, silent era, 1939 represented the pinnacle of his career. Not only did Fleming's Gone with the Wind claim the Best Picture Oscar, but his other big feature, Th...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "G" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: FANTASY/MUSICAL
Director: Victor Fleming
Cast: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, ...
Xanadu

How, one might ask, does one begin to defend Xanadu? To start with, by looking at it without any pretensions and seeing it for what it is. Conventional wisdom decrees that Xanadu is a horrible film. In a sense, conventional wisdom may be correct...

Run Time: 1:33
U.S. Release Date: 1980-08-08
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: MUSICAL
Director: Robert Greenwald
Cast: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck